Let Rowley set the date

Dear Editor, Dr Keith Rowley, the PNM leader, has demanded the Prime Minister calls elections right away. But, has he given the true reason why? He advanced it’s because a proper response to the drop in oil and gas prices can only be organized AFTER mid-2015. In reality, he...
Posted On 16 Jan 2015
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No bail for gun crimes a step in the right direction

Dear Editor, The law plays many functions which include keeping the peace and enhancing personal freedom, promoting economic growth through free competition, promoting social justice and protecting the environment. Law acts as a deterrent to control the evil and treacherous...
Posted On 16 Jan 2015
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New Standing Orders a welcome change

Dear Editor, Both Houses of Parliament now have new Standing Orders (NSOs). Smashing! Long overdue! Very welcome changes! Doesn’t mean these NSOs are perfect. They’re human. They can be tweaked if a lacuna’s discovered. One exists a while now. The NSOs...
Posted On 16 Jan 2015
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Rowley gets it wrong again

Dear Editor: I was simply amazed while recently reading a story in the newspapers. Leader of the Opposition, Keith Rowley, was once again peddling some form of misinformation. Here he was saying the the current Governor of the Central Bank, created four new foreign exchange...
Posted On 14 Jan 2015
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AG making good moves

Dear Editor: The Attorney General is making sincere strides to curb the crime situation. He is reaching out to the Opposition in an effort to resume hangings. Hangings are seen as a strong measure to reduce crime and it would be a monumental shift if it resumes. Also too, denying...
Posted On 14 Jan 2015
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Rowley, Jack what is your crime plan?

Dear Editor: I must agree with an excerpt from article written in our local newspapers that stated: crime in this country, as in many other countries around the world, is factually a social problem, much more than a political one. Unfortunately in this country, it was used ...
Posted On 12 Jan 2015
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True state of the economy

The Editor: The fallen oil price is currently the hottest topic globally; the main reasons for this ranging from the production of shale oil in the United States to the geopolitical aspects such as price wars between OPEC and other larger producing countries. The fact is Trinidad...
Posted On 12 Jan 2015
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Nothing strange about making financial adjustments

Dear Editor: I spent the last few months in 2014 observing the declining price of oil. It reduced from over 100$ a barrel to just under 60$ to date. How significant is that to our economy? Do we simply consume what is being painted as a doom and gloom for our economy or do we try...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015
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Put country first

The Editor: We the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) should make a call on the country’s politicians to put the nation’s interest above their individual interests. One method for doing this can be demonstrated when politicians resolve their differences...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015
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Disappointed by highway

Dear Editor: I was appalled to read on the newspapers that the Debe to Mon Desir segment of the highway to Point Fortin will be completed by May 2016. 2016? Why so far? While I do understand that the engineering is very complex and will require a lot of time to do properly, we...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015
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